Jeff was born in Minnedosa and raised in Brandon. After graduating from Vincent Massey High School Jeff attended Brandon University. Jeff played 3 seasons in the western hockey league with the Brandon Wheat Kings and Medicine Hat Tigers, winning the league championship with the Wheat Kings in 1996. Jeff obtained his real estate license in 2006 and has worked as a realtor in Brandon ever since. Jeff’s son Cole was born in 2007 and Jeff enjoys spending time watching Cole play hockey, soccer, and golf.